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Associate Professor Richard Chen

The Future of Bilateral Investment Treaties

By Associate Professor Rich Chen

My main field of research has been international investment law, a rapidly growing area of law that is relatively unknown to the general public. International investment law applies when a company from one country establishes business operations in another country…

Professor Jeff ThalerPOTUS, ROTUS, SCOTUS & WOTUS meet R.E.M., Jack Black and the School of Rock

By Jeff Thaler, Visiting Professor

I won’t discuss rock bands and campaign songs (Stephen Colbert and Jack Black have done so already); rather, there has been surprisingly little law or litigation developed since the 18th century concerning the scope and limits of Executive Orders, and that is why this post may be of assistance to practitioners facing a coming deluge of POTUS Executive Orders, Proclamations, or “Guidances”…

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Westbrook Chief of Police Janine RobertsMaine Law presents 2017 Courage is Contagious Award to Westbrook Chief of Police Janine L. Roberts

Maine Law presented the 2017 Courage is Contagious Award to Westbrook Chief of Police Janine L. Roberts during the sixth annual Justice For Women Lecture on March 23.

Reggie Parson '19Maine Law student appointed to the City of Portland’s Police Citizens Review Subcommittee

Reggie Parson, a first year student at the University of Maine School of Law, was recently appointed to the City of Portland’s Police Citizens Review Subcommittee. This committee reviews the process of police investigations of citizen complaints to ensure it is thorough, objective, fair, and timely.

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